Sony Xperia Z1
The Xperia Z1 is the new flagship handset from Sony, it comes with a 5-inch 1080p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, featuring a 2.2 GHz quad-core and Adreno 330 GPU. There's also 2 GB of RAM as well as 16 GB of storage expandable through the microSD. The X1 is also waterproof and features a 20.7-megapixel camera.
Dedicated camera button for underwater shooting.
Curvy. more comfortable design.
The prettiest waterproof phone around.
Has the sensor of a point-and-shoot camera.
Disappointing low-light camera performance.
Display is a clear step behind the competition.
Ergonomics leave room for improvement.
Software is not as up to date as the hardware.
Average viewing angles Flimsy latches protecting ports and connections.
By TechSpot on November 14, 2013
Sony already tried to capture the minds of consumers earlier this year with a flagship Android device. The Xperia Z was a decent enough device when it launched, but when the competition hit hard a few months later, the Z fell a little behind. A slick...75
By Whathifi.com on February 25, 2014
We've not been short of flagship Sony smartphones in the past 12 months – the Xperia Z barely got to bask in its well-deserved glory before the Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra phablet muscled in to steal some attention. At a glance, the Xperia Z1...100
By Phone Arena on February 06, 2014
The Sony Xperia Z1 and the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact are two phones that have quite a lot in common. They share the same OmniBalance design that's typical for Sony's smartphones, they're both waterproof, and they both pack the hardware specs...-
By Phone Arena on February 03, 2014
To say that the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a remarkable device would be a huge understatement. It is a phone that boldly breaks the status quo among Android high-ends – a phone the very existence of which proves that a top-notch Android device can...-
By Phone Arena on January 29, 2014
Sony's miniaturized version of its flagship Xperia Z1 – the Xperia Z1 Compact – arrived at the smartphone arena to an expectedly enthusiastic fanfare. It ventures into previously uncharted land, as while competitors from HTC and Samsung have already...-
By makeuseof.com on January 09, 2014
When Sony sells you a smartphone for $600, it's making a promise. Actually, it makes a whole bunch of them: Power, beauty, waterproof protection, and everyday utility. Can this slab of metal and glass do it all?To find out, we bought a retail unit...-
By InsideHW on December 04, 2013
Sony Mobile started a new chapter of their smartphone design with Xperia Z. The refreshment was very welcome and Sony sold a large amount of smartphones since then, and Xperia Z, as a pioneer in this undertaking, proved to be an excellent device. In an...-
By Phone Arena on November 21, 2013
If you’ve been keeping a close eye on our news feed, then you might have noticed that the Google Nexus 5 has been getting quite a lot of attention as of late. And that should come as no surprise since the handset is pretty great, as we concluded in...-
By itproportal.com on November 05, 2013
The Sony Xperia Z1 has some endearing features. The camera is a winner, the processor is top notch, and the design is good. However, the chassis is perhaps larger than it needs to be, and the display is not the best I've seen – it suffers from...80
By PhotographyBLOG on November 05, 2013
The Sony Xperia Z1 is a new Android smartphone with lots of features aimed at the more discerning mobile photographer. Offering a 27mm equivalent fixed lens with a fast aperture of F2, the water-resistant and dust-proof Xperia Z1 also boasts a 20.7...80